Animal Control Officer, Aaron Whitaker
Hours of Operation: Monday – Friday, 8AM to 4PM
Telephone: (207) 764-3754
For assistance with wild animals, please contact the Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife at:
Northeastern Division – Ashland
63 Station Hill Road
PO Box 447
Ashland, ME 04732
Regional Communication Center (Houlton) 1-800-924-2261
How to Contact the Animal Welfare Office
To report an animal cruelty or neglect complaint during business hours 8 am to 4:30 pm, Monday through Friday:
Complaints received via email must contain the reporting party’s name and phone number; the name of the animal owner, (if known), a physical address, a description of the animals, and the type of complaint.
1-877-269-9200 (Toll Free)
For an emergency outside of business hours:
Please call the Bangor Barracks of the State Police, 207-973-3700, and they will contact an Animal Welfare Program representative.
Animal Control Officer Contacts:
The State of Maine requires that all dogs be licensed by January 31st of each year in the municipality where the dog is kept. The fees are $6 per spayed or neutered dog and $11 per dog capable of reproducing. A late fee of $25 is added to the license fee for all dogs registered after January 31st.